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Poster: guyzilla Date: Aug 14, 2009 10:56pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Are Star Trek Bloopers OK?

No bloopers. Sorry, But I have other clips and movies (see my later thread for the list) that I'm hoping to get through plus later on enough trailers to fill a trailer park! You win some, you lose some!

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Poster: quigs Date: Aug 14, 2009 11:40pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Are Star Trek Bloopers OK?

yeah, nice try, though.

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Poster: Plan 9 Date: Aug 28, 2009 2:50pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: I Think the Question is, "Does Paramount Mind?"

..and that the answer is, "Not if the publication of Star Trek clips promotes sales.", and it obviously does!
There are 100s of Star Trek fan sites on the internet which offer multiple clips for download, including blooper reels (not to mention many thousand of copyrighted still images and sound files), yet Paramount/Viacom never goes after any of the sites' owners. Yet never is heard a discouraging word, not even in the case of the gargantuan sites, which are years old.

The possible exceptions here (and I say "possible" because such removal requests appear to only happen at youTube, which I have been informed is a special case) are extras ripped directly, and in *unchanged* form, from one of the DVDs.

Nevertheless, I commend your caution where the reputation of Internet Archives is concerned! I don't think we can ever be too careful about what we upload here.

However, if you have *bootleg* Star Trek blooper tapes, I also think it's a cryin' shame to deprive fans of the pleasure of seeing them, so...if you'd like me to upload them onto my site, I'll happily chance it. It's a relatively small and pathetic excuse for a Star Trek site, since it was never intended to be one, but it apparently gets a couple of thousand hits a month.